Tagged: Romney campaign

Vote Libertarian, Mitt!

Vote Libertarian, Mitt!

  I never thought much of Mitt Romney’s intelligence, so it shouldn’t surprise me that he’s rummaging through the Republican primary castoffs to find a “third-party candidate” to foil Donald Trump. But even Mitt should...

Is a Bad Democrat Better than No Democrat?

Is a Bad Democrat Better than No Democrat?

Democrats face a dilemma in 2014. Do they stick to their principles and run off the pols who use the party to make a lucrative nest for themselves in Congress? Or do they tolerate...

Today’s Billionaires are “Takers,” Not “Makers”

Today’s Billionaires are “Takers,” Not “Makers”

Listening to bartender Scott  Prouty (above, left) on MSNBC-TV last night, I was reminded of the debate triggered by Mitt Romney’s denunciation of 47 percent of the American people as moochers. It was Prouty’s secretly recorded video of...

The Republicans are Trying to Trick us – Again

The Republicans are Trying to Trick us – Again

Barack Obama is nobody’s fool, so why does he seem so susceptible to Republican trickery? He is like Charlie Brown in the comic strip, forever trying – and failing – to kick Lucy’s football....

Door to Reform Opened a Crack. Now Let’s Push!

Door to Reform Opened a Crack. Now Let’s Push!

America is like an alcoholic that finally “hit bottom,” and is ready to try and dry out. Seduced by Svengali-style politicians, the world’s leading democracy had sunk into a debauched political lifestyle where the...

In Spite of Everything, America is the World’s Beacon

In Spite of Everything, America is the World’s Beacon

I like to tell Sandra, who was – as the song puts it – born in the USA, how enlightened and reasonable Canadians are, how they have accepted diversity and how they have learned...

The Good Guys Finished First – at Last!

The Good Guys Finished First – at Last!

Call me sentimental. Call me naive. But I can’t help feeling a ray of sunshine on my cynical old face as I survey the implications of Tuesday’s election. The way I see it, all...

Americans Send a Calming Message to a Jittery World

Americans Send a Calming Message to a Jittery World

In the end it wasn’t even close. Sure, the popular vote was a squeaker but that doesn’t matter in American presidential elections. It’s the “electoral college” totals that matter, and President Obama won that...

It’s a Day to Remember those Civil Rights Martyrs

It’s a Day to Remember those Civil Rights Martyrs

  It is a morning when even this part of the Sunshine State is cold and wet, and the Northeast coast is bracing for another spell of wretched weather. On the television a black...

Finally, Someone Tells Trump what he’s Full of

Finally, Someone Tells Trump what he’s Full of

My mother taught me not to use “foul language,” but sometimes you just have to let those four-letter words fly. So I don’t blame Ralph Gilles for telling Donald Trump that he’s “full of  s**t.”...